Agenda Overview

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    Sunday, June 9, 2019

    Registration and Welcome Reception Information Hilton Gyeongju
    • 13:00 - 17:00
      Early Registration at the Hilton Gyeongju
    • 18:00 - 20:00
      Welcome Reception (Hosted by KHNP) at the Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art, an annex of the Hilton Gyeongju - an opportunity to meet delegates and enjoy KHNP hospitality
  • DAY 1

    Monday, June 10, 2019

    Welcome and Plenary Panel Sessions
    HICO 300A, Time: 10:00 - 17:45

    Nuclear industry leaders will identify key near-to-ready and ready-for-use innovative technologies, business models and processes that should be deployed today, the barriers to deploy these innovations; and learn from leaders in industries outside nuclear on how they overcame barriers to deploy innovations that benefitted their operations.
    • 9:00 - 10:00
      Meeting Registration
    • 10:00 - 10:25
      Opening Remarks
      Jae Hoon Chung, President and CEO, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., LTD (KHNP)
      Welcome Address
      Young Joon Joo, Deputy Minister for Energy & Resource, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (Government of KOREA)
    • 10:25 - 10:55
      Keynote from the Global Forum Steering Committee
      Nuclear power is a vital element of the global electricity infrastructure and a clean energy world. Prepare to spend two and a half days to impact innovation and change in the nuclear industry.
      Speaker: Neil Wilmshurst, Vice-President and Chief Nuclear Officer, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
    • 10:55 - 11:00
      Celebratory Photo
    • 11:00 - 12:30
      Deployment of Transformative Innovation - Sharing across Sectors
      Driving successful change requires learning from others. What are the key actions or changes that made it possible to overcome barriers that were preventing deployment of needed innovations in other industries?
      Chairperson: Arshad Mansoor, Senior Vice President R&D, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
      Panelists:
      • Takafumi Anegawa, President of Research Institute, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO)
      • Sharon Cheetham, Executive Director and Co-Founder, RenaSci
      • Garrett Reisman, Senior Advisor, SpaceX, Professor of Astronautical Engineering, University of Southern California
      • Anshu Roy, Founder and CEO, Rhombus Power
      • Yongsik Shin, Senior Vice President, SK Telecom
    • 12:30 - 14:00
      Lunch
    • 14:00 - 15:30
      Transforming Nuclear for Our Future
      Barriers and challenges to deploying innovations are present throughout our industry. Can we accelerate change in our sector? What is needed to create the momentum?
      Chairperson: Fred Dermarkar, CEO, CANDU Owners Group (COG)
      Panelists:
      • Shin Whan Kim, Executive Vice President, NSSS Division, KEPCO Engineering and Construction
      • Abderrahim Al Mazouzi, Senior Researcher, Électricité de France (EDF), Industry Executive Committee Representative NUGENIA
      • Jason Wight, Director of Engineering, Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, Ontario Power Generation (OPG)
      • Masayuki Yamamoto, Deputy Chief Nuclear Officer, General Manager, Nuclear Asset Management Department, TEPCO
    • 15:30 - 16:00
      Afternoon Coffee Break
    • 16:00 - 17:30
      Innovation in the Nuclear Sector
      This session will explore successful examples of nuclear innovation and the important role for innovation moving forward.
      Chairperson: Fiona Rayment, Executive Director, Nuclear Innovation and Research Office (UK)
      Panelists:
      • Yunho Kim, Vice President, Head of Central Research Institute (CRI), Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP)
      • William D. Magwood IV, Director General, Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
      • Jeffrey Merrifield, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
      • Patrick Morilhat, Programme Director R&D, Nuclear Performance, Électricité de France (EDF)
      • Neil Wilmshurst, Vice President, Vice-President and Chief Nuclear Officer, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
    • 17:30 - 17:45
      What to expect on Day 2
  • DAY 2

    Tuesday, June 11, 2019

    Small Group Discussion Kick-Off
    HICO 300A, Time: 9:00 - 9:30

    Small Group Discussions
    HICO 101 - 103 (1F), 201 - 203 (2F), 204 - 206 (2F), Time: 9:30 - 15:45

    Regulator Roundtable Perspectives
    HICO 300A, Time: 15:45 - 17:30

    On Day 2, delegates take part in small group discussions to begin to review, analyze, and consider the topics raised on day 1. We will brainstorm and select the most successful next steps that will break down barriers to enable deployment of the most critical innovations. We will hear regulators’ views on innovations in a Regulator Perspectives Roundtable.

    Small Group Discussions: Delegates will form small groups and identify keys to accelerating change through facilitator lead discussions on these three topics:
    Topic 1: How can technology transform nuclear?
    • Chairperson: Kirsty Hewitson, Vice President Innovation, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)
    • Early Career Chairperson: Stacey Shepherd, Innovation Coordinator, Électricité de France (EDF) Energy
    • Table facilitators/presenters:
      • John Bintu, Strategic Advisor, Nuclear Innovation and Research Office (UK)
      • Tae-hui Kim, Senior Manager, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., LTD (KHNP)
      • Henry Preston, Scientist, Fuel Performance, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)
      • Allan Simpson, Scientist, Nuclear & Reactor Physics, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)
      • Wil Smith, Government and External Relations Associate, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
    Topic 2: How can frameworks that help boost innovation be designed?
    • Chairperson: Christina Van Drunen, Director of Science & Technology Strategy and Collaboration, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
    • Early Career Chairperson: Jeffery Preece, Program Manager, Water Management Technology, Generation, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
    • Table facilitators:
      • Chris Comfort, Innovation and Technology Manager, Southern Company
      • Abderrahim Al Mazouzi, Senior Researcher, Électricité de France (EDF), Industry Executive Committee Representative NUGENIA
      • Cher-Young Park, Senior Manager, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., LTD (KHNP)
    Topic 3: How must culture, leadership and collaboration evolve to stimulate and deliver effective innovation?
    • Chairperson: Joan Knight, Innovation Director, Exelon
    • Early Career Chairperson: Marianne Nari Fisher, Associate Project Officer, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
    • Table facilitators:
      • Luca Capriotti, Nuclear Fuel Engineer, Idaho National Lab (President, International Youth Nuclear Congress)
      • Hyo-jong Park, Senior Manager, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., LTD (KHNP)
      • Jonathon Bew, Graduate Consultant (Nuclear), Hydrock
    Delegates will participate in each small group discussion topic at a different time. You will be in the same room for all three discussions. The colored bar on your badge indicates which room you will be in:
     Cyan
    Rooms 101‑103
    Pink
    Rooms 201‑203
    Gold
    Rooms 204‑206
    9:30 - 10:45Topic 1Topic 2Topic 3
    11:15 - 12:30Topic 3Topic 1Topic 2
    14:00 - 15:15Topic 2Topic 3Topic 1
    Regulator Perspectives Roundtable: Facilitated roundtable discussion for regulatory leaders, where responsibilities, best practices for technical evolution and process improvements, challenges and ideas to tackle them will be discussed.
    • 8:00 - 9:00
      Meeting Registration
    • 9:00 - 09:30
      Small Group Discussion Kick-Off
    • 9:30 - 10:45
      Small Group Discussion
    • 10:45 - 11:15
      Morning Coffee Break
    • 11:15 – 12:30
      Small Group Discussion
    • 12:30 - 14:00
      Lunch
    • 14:00 - 15:15
      Small Group Discussion
    • 15:15 - 15:45
      Afternoon Coffee Break
    • 15:45 - 17:15
      Regulator Perspectives Roundtable
      Chairperson: William D. Magwood IV, Director General, Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
      Early Career Chairperson: Malisol Ohirko, Analyst NTE Division, Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
      Participants:
      • Thierry Charles, Deputy Director General, Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN)
      • Michael Finnerty, Deputy Chief Inspector and Director New Reactors Programme, UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
      • Ramzi Jammal, Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer Regulatory Operations Branch, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
      • Jinho Lee, Vice President, Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS)
      • Fiona Rayment, Executive Director, Nuclear Innovation and Research Office (UK), Chair of NEA NI2050 Advisory Panel
      • David Wright, Commissioner, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
    • 17:15 - 17:30
      What to expect on Day 3
    • 19:00 - 21:00
      Forum Dinner (Hosted by KHNP)
  • DAY 3

    Wednesday, June 12, 2019

    Call to Action Session and Looking Beyond the Global Forum
    HICO 300A, Time: 9:00 - 13:00

    Optional Technical Tour (Shin Kori)
    Time: 13:00 - 17:00

    Day 3 is a Call to Action. The chairperson and early career chairperson for each of the Small Group Discussion topics will discuss insights and identify five to ten innovations for prioritization by the delegates. The innovation priorities will be used to develop actions for deployment.
    • 8:00 - 9:00
      Meeting Registration
    • 9:00 - 10:30
      Introduction to the Morning
      Small Group Discussion Insights
      Chairperson: Jeffrey Merrifield, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
      Early Career Chairperson: Mary Presley, Principal Technical Leader, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
      • Insights on how technology can transform nuclear.
        Chairperson: Kirsty Hewitson, VP Innovation, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)
        Early Career Chairperson: Stacey Shepherd, Innovation Coordinator, Électricité de France (EDF) Energy
        • Discussion of insights
        • Prioritization of innovations
      • Insights from how frameworks that help boost innovation can be designed.
        Chairperson: Christina Van Drunen Director of Science & Technology Strategy and Collaboration, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
        Early Career Chairperson: Jeffery Preece, Program Manager, Water Management Technology, Generation, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
        • Discussion of insights
        • Prioritization of innovations
      • Insights from how culture, leadership and collaboration can evolve to stimulate and deliver effective innovation.
        Chairperson: Joan Knight, Director, Innovation, Exelon
        Early Career Chairperson: Marianne Nari Fisher, Associate Project Officer, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
        • Discussion of insights
        • Prioritization of innovations
    • 10:30 – 11:00
      Break
    • 11:00 – 11:45
      Actions to Deploy Innovations
      Chairperson: Jeffrey Merrifield, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
      Early Career Chairperson: Mary Presley, Principal Technical Leader, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
      Delegates will build a Plan of Action by making commitments to enable the deployment of the identified innovations, by identifying organizations to enable this, and by building an enabling community of stakeholders.
    • 11:45 - 12:00
      Closing
    • 12:00 - 13:00
      Box Lunch
    • 13:00 - 17:00
      Optional Tour of KHNP Shin Kori Nuclear Power Plant